Jan 28, 2017 - Cow Hill is the summit that blocks the view of Ben Nevis from Fort William. Record your own itinerary from the Wikiloc app, upload the trail and share it with the community. Location: Cow Hill Trail, Lochaber. Cow Hill is a challenging 10.8km natural (non waymarked) mountain bike route in the Fort William and Lochaber region in the Highlands of Scotland. The trail initially passes through a woodland before quickly emerging into a heathland, with a gentle, rolling trail that goes around Cow Hill. View in 3D. It gives an enjoyable circuit with fine views, both over the town and down Glen Nevis and Loch Linnhe. One viewpoint, Sugar Loaf Hill, is where cannonballs were fired in the unsuccessful siege of Fort William during the Jacobite uprising of 1745. Upgrade your experience! You can actually begin this route in the centre of Fort William but I prefer to start at the Braveheart Car Park in lower Glen Nevis. Ben Nevis: Cow Hill - See 2,457 traveller reviews, 2,362 candid photos, and great deals for Fort William, UK, at Tripadvisor. Arriving at Fort William at 1100H, I took my time to go around the city, have lunch before walking right from the city centre to the Leisure trailhead of Cow Hill Circuit. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips. Cow Hill Circuit, Fort William Hiking trail in Fort William, Scotland (United Kingdom). Download its GPS track and follow the route on a map. Cow Hill is a 6.3 mile out and back trail located near Fort William, Highland, Scotland that features a river and is rated as moderate. TrackFollow_Cow Hill circuit, Fort William. It gives an enjoyable circuit with fine views, both over the town and down Glen Nevis and Loch Linnhe.” The distance is … Lovely walk from Fort William which was only possible thanks to very helpful staff at Off Beat Bikes in the High Street. With Philippa: trimarc2: 18/09/2020: Fort William station - track S of Cow Hill - N 'ridge' to Bidean Bad na h-Iolaire - Cow Hill - path down W flank to Fort William streets. Mark Jackson: 21/08/2020 Cow Hill Circuit, one of the many trails in Fort William, is a 4 mile loop around the main summit that blocks Ben Nevis from the town. Saturday 13th July 2019 14:52. Premium maps are available in this area. As you all know, “Cow Hill is the summit that blocks the view of Ben Nevis from Fort William. There are also some fabulous views of the Ben Nevis Range, Loch Linnhe and Loch Eil and the township of Fort William and suburbs of Coal and Corpach from Cow Hill Summit viewpoint. I did have an interesting walk up to the top today, not running this time.